Waconia, Minnesota is a medium size city with 12,249 people. It has just 2 nursing homes, which doesn't offer you too many options to choose from. This place's nursing homes received a world class city grade of A-, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for by having high quality nursing homes. In fact, this is one of the top 500 cities in the nation. This is impressive given that we ranked thousands of cities around the nation. The best aspect of Waconia's impressive profile is its nursing homes' inspection grades. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this city an A+ in our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. We also wanted to point out that we gave Waconia an A for our short-term care category. Finally, the city earned middle of the road grades in our nursing and long-term care categories.